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Examine The New BMW 3-Series From Every Angle With These Leaked Images

BMW's new 'G20' 3-series has been leaked ahead of its Paris Motor Show debut

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Can’t bear the thought of having to wait another day for the Paris Motor Show debut of the new ‘G20’ BMW 3-series? We’ve some smashing news for you: the car has been leaked.

This isn’t the usual pre-auto show leak featuring a handful of low-resolution images, either. A member of the Bimmerpost forum has been somehow able to access a G20 configurator early, posting up images of the car from all angles in different colours and with different trim options.

M Sport trimmed examples of the 2019 3-series feature an aggressive bumper design
M Sport trimmed examples of the 2019 3-series feature an aggressive bumper design

As expected, the styling doesn’t represent a huge departure from the outgoing model, and unsurprisingly it does bear a strong resemblance to the 5-series. But in M Sport trim it does look considerably more aggressive than expected, with an angular front bumper packing some serious vents.

Here's how the G20 BMW 3-series shapes up in Sport trim
Here's how the G20 BMW 3-series shapes up in Sport trim

It’s a handsome car even if you drop to Sport trim (see above). We’re particularly digging the new headlights on all models, which feature a little nook in the middle for the bumper to ‘bleed’ into.

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The dashboard design is nicely minimalist, dominated by - of course - a ruddy-great infotainment screen. The digital dash instrument cluster, meanwhile, looks to have been lifted from the Z4. Bizarrely, the rendered interior images don’t include gear shifters.

BMW - Examine The New BMW 3-Series From Every Angle With These Leaked Images - News

The leak doesn’t include any technical details, although we’re already fairly certain of how the engine line-up will look. There’ll be a range-topping M340i rumoured to be producing around 360bhp from a turbocharged inline-six, along with a six-cylinder diesel, multiple four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, and a 330e plug-in hybrid.

What do you think of the new G20 3-series?